FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
July 27, 2022
Whistleblower Summit and Film Festival: Three Mile Island Merger
Q&A on the filmmakers and panel discussion
WHAT: This remote discussion of the fascinating Netflix docuseries Merger and how nuclear safety issues remain pressing concerns and ongoing efforts to strengthen legal protections for nuclear whistleblowers. This panel will address current concerns about nuclear safety in the age of climate change and ongoing efforts to strengthen legal protections for whistleblowers. For more information on the importance of this legislation on documentaries and whistleblowers, see our blog post here.
WHO: This discussion will feature executive producers Carla and Michael Shamberg as well as whistleblower and nuclear engineer Rick Parks and his attorney, Legal Director of the Government Accountability Project Tom Devine, and both featured in the acclaimed story about the near-disaster at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania. . Joining them will be Sen. Tammy Duckworth’s (D-IL) Legislative Director, Benjamin Rhodeside.
WHERE: This Q&A will be remote via Zoom. Register for the event here.
WHEN: Sunday July 31st at 12:00 p.m. EDT
CONTACT: To organize and interview one of the guests, or to attend the event as a journalist, please contact
Director of Communications—Government Accountability Project